Archive: February 2021

Webinar – Windrush Workshop

The Goldsmith immigration and public law team and senior practitioner Emma Harris were delighted to collaborate with Jacqueline McKenzie, of Mckenzie, Beute & Pope for this webinar workshop as part of the team’s Spring 2021 Series. You can access a copy of the presentation slides here and view the recording by clicking on the link immediately below. […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman represents mother in domestic abuse case opposing the adoption of her three children

Re E, S and Y (Children: Care and Placement Orders) [2021] EWFC B2 (02 February 2021)  Dr Proudman represented a mother opposing a care order and placement order in respect of her three children. The local authority alleged domestic abuse between the mother and her former partners causing the children harm. Findings were made in respect of domestic abuse. The court also […]

Webinar – Unravelling Difficulties in the EU Settlement Scheme & its Processes

Goldsmith’s immigration and public law team were delighted to collaborate with the3million on a second Brexit mini-webinar series, as part of the team’s Spring 2021 Webinar Series. Together they sought to unravel some of the difficulties around the EU Settlement Scheme, its processes and gaps. You can access a copy of the presentation slides here and view […]

Webinar – Remote Hearings & Evidence from Witnesses who are Overseas

As part of our Goldsmith immigration and public law team’s Spring 2021 Webinar Series, Sanaz Saifolahi presented the third webinar on 16th February 2021. You can access a copy of the presentation slides here and view the recording by clicking on the link immediately below. Sanaz explores what many practitioners have had to grapple with in recent […]

Dr Charlotte Proudman seeks declaration that the annulment of marriage on the ground of non-consummation is incompatible with the Human Rights Act

Dr Proudman appears in the High Court, instructed by Duncan Lewis, to represent a complainant of domestic abuse and coercive control who was defending her husband’s nullity petition. Her husband applied for nullity on the grounds of non-consummation. The complainant refuted the husband’s case that they had not consummated the marriage.  On behalf of the […]

Webinar – Local Authority Duties to non-British Children

Bronwen Jones of both immigration & public law and family teams presented the second webinar in the Spring 2021 Series on 11th February 2021. You can access a copy of the presentation slides here and view the recording by clicking on the link immediately below. As this Free Movement article summarises, local authorities have recently come under […]

Webinar – Brexit, Withdrawal Agreement & EU Settlement Scheme

The Goldsmith immigration and public law team were delighted to collaborate with the3million for this first webinar of the team’s Spring 2021 Series. You can access a copy of the presentation slides here and view the recording by clicking on the link immediately below. The joint heads of team, Samina Iqbal and Sarah Pinder provide an insight […]

VOLUNTARY WORK AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON HOSPITAL NHS (‘UCLH’): WELLBEING

What do barristers do in the pandemic lockdown! Plenty of gardening, regular walks in the park, a time for reassessment upon life, reflections, contemplations upon the current challenging climate. Wellbeing has played a major role in the challenges of getting through the pandemic, the difficult times with increasing amount of isolation, anxiety for the future. […]

Immigration & Public Law Team publish EU Settlement Flyers

Goldsmith Chambers’ immigration and public law team have published an easy-access flyer to try and help raise awareness of the need for EU nationals and their family members living in the UK to apply under the EU Settlement Scheme. The flyer has been published in English and so far, five other languages: Tamil, Italian, Polish, […]